Tag Archives: Final rule

New Year, New OSHA Citation Penalty Amounts

After Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act in 2015, it has now become an annual requirement for the U.S. Department of Labor to adjust civil penalty amounts for the various laws it enforces using cost-of-living adjustments to account for inflation.  According to the Act, the purpose of these annual adjustments … Continue Reading

Special Report on OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction Final Rule

Now that OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule has been "officially" published in the Federal Register, employers must start the painstaking task of crawling through all of the new requirements and making sure their policies and procedures are fully compliant.  The vast majority of the rule’s new requirements take effect on November 8, 2010, so that leaves … Continue Reading

OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks In Construction Final Rule Clears OMB

OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule has just cleared the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), setting the stage for this important rule to be published within the next few weeks. As previously discussed in this space, this final rule has been several years in the making.  The proposal contained over 40 separate sections … Continue Reading
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